Paris with kids 

Have fun in Paris with kids, visits, activities, museums, disneyland, parks, aquarium, family events.

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Tour Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower is the best attraction for kids in Paris. Go to the first floor (either take the stairs or the elevator). Pick up a game book called Follow Gus. Gus is a likable fellow, curious and energetic guy. This 12-step discovery requires that you ask and answer questions about the history and mystery behind the Eiffel Tower.

Museum Grevin

The Museum Grevin has a unique display of 300 wax figures. It's fun to see Philippe Starck, Barack Obama, Celine Dion and many other famous people made with wax. They look so real. Address: Musee Grevin, 10 boulevard Montmartre 75009 Paris. Metro Grands Boulevards.

Parc de la Villette

The Cite des sciences is a 35 acre park with a huge playground for 3 to 11 years old. There is a High tech museum. The Geode is an enormous globe that houses an IMAX 3D.

La Villette Paris with kids, events:

  • Teamlab: au-delà des limites, exhibition in September (until September 9, 2018)
  • Jazz a La Villette for kids, from September 1 to 9, 2018
  • Cirque Plume from September 26 to December 30, 2018
  • Comic con Paris 2018: La Grande Halle de la Villette from October 26 to 28, 2018
  • Manga ↔ Tokyo from November 29 to December 30, 2018

Musée de la Magie

Your child likes magic tricks! Discover seven rooms, a large collection of antiques objects wands, boxes of secrets, magic hat. Find here magic shows, for kids and grown-up. Optical illusions, automate, interactive games for children. Address: Musee de la magie 11 rue Saint-Paul 75004 Paris. Metro Saint Paul.

Musée National d'Histoire naturelle

Discover a large collection of 7000 different species including extinct, endangered animals and species of marine and terrestrial worlds at the  National Museum of Natural History. Address: 57 rue Cuvier 75005 Paris. Metro Jussieu

Centre Georges Pompidou

Visit Beaubourg in Paris with Kids. Amazing architecture and fun ride, external escalator to the children gallery. Your children will like outside performances, fire breathing, huge bubbles blower...  

Address: 19 rue de Beaubourg Paris 4th arrondissement. Metro: Hotel de Ville.

Disneyland Paris 

Your children will be very happy if you take them to Disneyland Paris. It is the best kids park near Paris. 

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  • Rock'n'Roll Festival, September 7, 8, 9, 2018, in Disney Village
  • Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend 2018September 20 to 23, 2018
  • Disney Loves Jazz, Soiree of Jazz at Disneyland Paris September 29, 2018
  • Disney’s Halloween Festival from October 1 to November 4, 2018
  • Disney Halloween Party on the 31st of October 2018
  • Disney’s Magical fireworks and bonfire, November 7, 9, 12, 2018
  • Disney’s Enchanted Christmas: A Very Merry ChrisMouse! from November 10 to January 6, 2019
  • The glittering New Year fireworks display! December 31, 2018
Eiffel Tower with kids

Paris with kids, events

2019

The Grande Parade in Paris on New Year's Day on January 1st on the avenue des Champs-Elysees.

Expozoo 2019: January 10, 11, 2019, at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Paris Animal Show: January 12, 13, 2019, at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain: January 31 to February 3, 2019. at the Cirque Phoenix, Paris.

Carnaval de Paris: March 3, 2019. Promenade du Boeuf Gras. Location: Place Gambetta to Place de la Republique.

Chinese New Year: February 5, 2019. Chinese New Year events in Paris. Parade, Dragon dance...

Le Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris is a famous trade show in Paris. The Agricultural Show will be hold from February 23 to March 3, 2019, 4000 animals, competitions and races.

Foire du Trone is a fun funfair in Paris in March through May. Kids love the funfairs in Paris! Address: Pelouse de Reuilly, Bois de Vincennes.

Easter egg hunts in Paris in April in the Jardin des Champs-Elysees, Montmartre (place du Tertre, Musee de Montmartre), Jardin d'Acclimatation, Bercy Village, Champs-de-Mars.

Chiens & chats L'Expo: April 13, 14, 2019. Would you like to know more about dogs and cats behaviour? Expo in Paris Espace Champerret. Dogs and cats expo, behaviour, difference, performance...

No Finish Line:  kids run on May 15, 2019.

Le Salon Toymania, Paris antique toys, toys collections, a fair in Paris in May in the Palais des Congres Paris.

Nuit des Musées: May 19, 2019, free museums entrance. Free entrance to Museums at night. They will stay open late.

Les Pestacles: kids entertainment on the Esplanade Chateau de Vincennes from June to September.

Paris Carnival Tropical: July 1, 2019.

Paris Air Show 2019: June 17 to 23, 2019. Exhibitors, cabin interiors, flying displays. Location: Le Bourget.

SIMP: Salon de la Maison de Poupée: June at the Espace Champerret Paris. Dolls house expo.

Fête de la Musique in Paris is a music festival on June 21st. Free concerts.

Paris Japan Expo: July 4 to 7, 2019. For your kids fans of Manga, video games. Location: Paris Nord-Villepinte.

La Fete des Tuileries is a funfair in Paris in the Jardin des Tuileries.

2018

Paris Plages is a beach along the Seine in Paris until September.

Night at Les Invalides 2018: sound and light show at the Esplanade des Invalides until September 1, 2018.

Fete a Neu-Neu 2018: August 31 to October 7, 2018. Funfair in the Bois de Boulogne.

European Heritage Days: September 15, 16, 2018. Free entry to buildings generally not opened to the public. 

La Plage de Glazart is a beach opened until September, located at the avenue de la Villette.

Famillathlon 2018 is a family sporting event on the 23rd of September on the Champs-de-Mars Paris. 

Kids can Rollerblade on the rooftop of the Tower Montparnasse from October to November.

Kidexpo 2018: October 30 to November 4, 2018 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Comic Con Paris: October 26 to 28, 2018 at the Grande Halle de la Villette, Parc de la Villette.

Paris Games Week 2018 will be held from October 26 to 30 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Paris Games Week Symphonic, a concert compiling the most beautiful music of the video game at the Dome de Paris on October 27, 2018.

Salon du chocolate: Paris chocolate Fair October 31 to November 4, 2018 at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Ice Rink at the Eiffel Tower in November through february.

Christmas window displays at the Galeries Lafayette, at the Bon Marche Rive gauche in November December.

Christmas Village and Christmas Markets in Paris on Champs-Elysees avenue, at La Defense, at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Christmas lights in Paris on the avenue Champs-Elysees, avenue Montaigne.

Disney on Ice: December 12, 14, 2018 at Le Zenith Paris.

Le Livre de la Jungle: December 13, 2018, at the Le Palais des Congrès d'Issy-Les-Moulineaux.

Casse-Noisette: December 27 to 30, 2018, at the Palais des Congres de Paris. Nutcracker performed by the Ballet and Orchestra of the Russian National Opera.

Chantal Goya and the Flying Shoe: February 1, 2, 2019, at the Palais des Congres de Paris. Musical comedy.

Fun parks in and around Paris 

Parc Asterix from CDG Airport buses run to the park. 
36km north of Paris with an authentic Gaulish Village, a roman Arena and a terrifying roller-coaster. you can watch sword play by musketeers. A lot of fun for children.

Jardin d'acclimatation M/RER Porte Maillot. 
A traditional amusement park located in the Bois de boulogne. Take the petit train (small train). The park has a small zoo, a hall of mirrors, a circus and a puppet theater. 

The Aquaboulevard is the best water park in Paris.

Paris with kids at Disneyland Paris is the most visited park in Paris. Enjoy fun rides, shows and activities for kids. Disneyland Paris is located near Paris. Take the RER to Disneyland, it takes only 45 minutes!

Zoo and aquarium

Parc Zoologique de Paris Vincennes 53 Avenue de Saint-Maurice 75012 Paris. Metro Porte Doree. Open from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. Your children will be very happy to watch the acrobatic gibbons, baboons, macaques...

Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes 57 rue Cuvier 75005. Metro Gare d'Austerlitz. This small zoo is fun fun with monkeys, ostriches, flamingos...also a petting zoo. Open every day 9am to 5pm.

Institut Oceanographique 195 rue Saint-Jacques 75005 Paris. Metro Luxembourg. 7 tropical fish aquariums, a tank where you can touch starfish, urchins and crabs.

Paris with kids is fun, go to a circus in Paris.  

Birthday party in Paris

Looking for a place to celebrate your kid's birthday: find the best ideas for kids' birthday: cooking lessons, painting, museums, parks, circus.

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